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MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 3:00pm EDT
these need conservative islam to say we are not going to tolerate killing in the name of our religion. you're because tardizing our faith and you're making us all look bad. i think if you rememr back to the crisis in the catholic church, no one accepdhat this w jus a ys a few bad priests abusing kids. we held the catholic church itself responsible. the pope -- we require thad the pope do something about this from the top down. i think we need to treat islam the meay. ua terrorism, just as no one is saying that the catholic church equals child abuse, but we need to hold people at the top responsible for the messages, for the actions, the things that are being done in the name of that religion. >> i think you're right. nvsati is also domestically celebrating moderate islam, reminding american people that the two are not equated. there has been a massive rise in anti-islam sentiment in the united states that is very diurbi. ing fact t w say there's moderate islam and peaceful islam is something we have to work on. >> you're totally right. they have to police emselves, islam. america needs to
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 1:00am EDT
is a legal agreement. marriage can be a religion-based definition of a relationship. please note that i did not say a religion-based definitn between two people. because religion has always allowed, and still allows, for marriages between one man and more than one woman at the same time. fac throust n ory,he mt traditional, which is to say the most popular form of marriage has been between one man and many women at the same time. and throughout human history, the other most traditional compent mare ha was arranged. not by the two people who marry, but by the parents of the two people who marry. this thing that mitt romney and paul ryan call traditional marriage, the marriage that is a union between only one man and onnean nrrd by their parents, is a tradition that is not as old as the federal government. the bible esn't just sanction polygamy, it advisesen how to dori the bie also notes that king solomon had, quote, 700 wives of royal birth. and 300 concubines. if paul ry were to actually beme vice president ryanhe would find himself in countries shaking hands with and smiling at governmen
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am EDT
the freedom of religion, we have laws that protect individuals from being harmed because of how they look or what they believe. we understand why people take offense to this video because millio of our citizens are among them. i know there are some who ask why don't we just ban such a video. and the answer is enshrined in our laws. our constitution protects the right to practic free speech. he in e ud es coess publications provoke offen offense. like me, the majority of americans are christian and yet we do not ban blast felon blast y. ommaeref o military, i accept people will call me awful things every day. and i will always defend their right to do so. [ applause ] americans have fought and died around the globe to protect the right of people to express their true, everyone views that we profoundly disagree with. we do n disso becau we beuse r founders understood that without such protections, the capacity of each individual to express their own views and practice their own faith may be threatened. we do so becausniver society, experts to restrict speech can quickly become a tool to sil
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm EDT
clinging to funs and religion that people shorthand thinks in debates and in private. there is no response that will not contradict the text of the actual words he used. that is right. there is no abili t all ge ohat box and i think his best attempt is what he put up in his add. he says i square. he cares for the middle class i do too. >> let's listen to what peggy noonan had to say about mney's t he has a chance to no not likability and all that dumb stuff. he happens to be on stage with a guy who has been the priden with the president's lead with likability, you can't dismiss librariability. where would president obama be in the pol today? arstf l, i talked not long ago to stewart st stephens. they want to make this an extended conversation. there are four debates. they may be hoping there are undecided voters now. so they care a whole lot about these debates. i think what they have to do is not wor mut the likability factor. what she means by height and hest i don't know. the trees are the right size. but this is the one time where est. romney canfron he has to say to the president look
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 1:00am EDT
people clinging to funs and religion that people shorthand thinks in debates and in private. not contract the text of the actual words he used. that is right. there is no response that will not contradict the text of the actual words he used. that is right. there is no ability to actually get out of that box and i think his best attempt is what he put si rehis add. he cares for the middle class i do too. >> let's listen to what peggy noonan had to say about romney's possibilities. >> let's listen to what peggy noonan had to say about romney's possibilities. >>hie s a anceo no not likability and all that dumb stuff. he happens to be on stage with a guy who has been the president. wi trentead th bi, can't dismiss librariability. where would president obama be in the polls today? >> stewart, first of all, i talked not long ago to stewart stephens. where would president obama be in the polls today? >> stewart, first of all, i ta notong o totewa stephens. they want to make this an extended conversation. there are four debates. they may be hopihere civo n. so they care a whole lot about these d
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 2:00am EDT
, a legitimate president. when you ask the president's religion, this gets scary. a majority of all voters don't take him at his word. just 49%. rin,ch is what he saysy he's he is. and 30% of republicans and 34% of conservative republicans say obama is a muslim. simple as that. now, here's the point, these bad numbers, saying it twice wrong, eye yrs ago.' twi what when he came in people took him at face value. this guy is what he says he is. i'm american born, obviously. i got a whole history, it was announced when i was born in honolulu, in all the papers there, and i am what i am, a christian. i go to this church that caused him a lot of trouble. do we remember that? went to a church, jeremiah wright's church at got him in all the oue. so hwengedrom that, anger about his church with wright and acceptance of an american to this -- they're all becoming donald trumps, mini trumps. >> my explanation for it is fear. myxplanaon is it's not based s oneic history or -- it's fear. and among a certain part of this population, this country, which you showed there on the charts, they think that preside
MSNBC
Sep 26, 2012 10:00pm EDT
definition of a relationship. please note that i did not say a religion-based definition between twopeople. lo atialws, for has always marriages between one man and more than one woman at the same time. in fact, throughout most of human history, the most aditional, which is to say the mo popular form of marriage has been between man a w a the same time. and throughout human history, the other most traditional component of marriage is that it was arranged. not by the two people who marry, but by the parents of the two people who marr tt mitt romney and paul ryan call traditional marriage, the mriage that is a union between only one man and only one woman and not arranged by their parents, is a tradition that is not as o a t federal government. the bible doesn't just sanction polygamy, it advises men how to do it right. the bible also notes that king solomon had, quote, 70es royal birth. and 300 concubines. if paul ryan were to actually become vice president ryan, he would find himself in countries gnm officials who are ing polimyists. legal polymyists. and vice president ryan would be doin
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, his taxes, religion, and in th , georgebush and t ecr heteho if, in fact, romney talked and had talked more about bush, even being critical of president bush, then i think he would have plotd wih ise. ouk onat republicans, they say they are not happy with george bush and romney would have resonated with him had he talked to them. >> it's no wonder can't answer that because his policies are just like push. rver bush, top two advers economic advisers served under bush and rnc official saying that the romney policies are the bush plans uated. how do you answer that? >> it is. a former bush sechwriter tol ha it tne administration would be the third term of a bush presidency. and you look at it not simply on the fiscal policies and certainly what he's talked about publly in terms of cutti taxes, deregulation, and so rth, sounds an awful lot a like that contributed to the economic woes but if you look at the foreign policy folks, there is a very strong neo-conservatism in there. i guess if you want a third term of george w. bush, revend, i ink u're righ thsuptld bring it to you. >> now, geo
MSNBC
Oct 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
is not always pro-science. >> in a lot of ways, science like religion, has been co-oped by politics and is used to strans an agenda by both sides. how can we retain a faith in science when even science journalists can't be trusted anymore it seems? >> well, i think that sometimes -- you are right that sometimes science journalists can fall prey to hype and fall prey to political biases. the best way to avoid that is to have people more engaged in actual reading of like scientific journals or read more addition read the news arm of, for instance "nature." if people read more scientific journals and get the general gist of what a scientific article says, you can go right to the source and learn right from the source and read a wide variety of viewpoints in science. that's what we do at real clear science. we have as many viewpoints as possible. >> alex, i wouldn't make the claim that everyone on the left is pro-science and everyone on the right is anti-science. certainly you have written about this. people on the left have pushed the idea of a link between vaccines and autism, and i think that's
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
on the wrong-headed view of religion, extreme, narrow-minde and so on d ee iy libya with the tragic death of your ambassador there, it play out in egypt, yemen, syria, iraq. afghanistan, pakistan. this is a battle going on in which i think what we have to do modern mindeselepl side of the it's going to be a very tough struggle in the meantime. >> how much about the way we look at these countries is colored by the last decade of re america and great and britain, their civilians have been killed in these wars, we don't have the stomach to put our men and women in harm's way. do you think that colors theay ci sident obama viewshese decisions? >> well, it's always better to have a coalition together. but i think what's happening which is different now in the past couple of years from the previous ten is that we intervein ine intervened, and so on. this time, it is -- these uprisings are coming from the street. these oppressive regimes are being cast off. but what we learned about the societies and i think you can see thisery clearly from ghanistan, from iraq. when you lift the lid of thi es
MSNBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the president was american born and, therefore, a legitimate president. when you ask the president's religion, this gets scary. a majority of all voters don't take him atis word. just 49%. this is all vote, sa he' st w i what he says he is. and 30% of republicans and 34% of conservative republicans say obama is a muslim. simple as that. here is the point. these bad numbers, saying twice wrg, tse 34%,cet therurears ago. when he came in people took him at face value. i'm american born, viously. i got a whole history, it was announced when i was born in honolulu, in all the papers there, and i am what i am, a christian. i go to this church that caused him a lot of trouble. do we remember that? he went to a chur, jeremiah wright's church that got him in all the trouble. why did we change from that to this -- they're all becoming donald trumps, mini trumps. >> my ex lplanation f it is fe. nasn study of genealogical history. it's fear. and among a certain part of this population, this country, which you showed there on the charts, they thinkhat president obama is on a mission to rob the american p
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
are hawkish. he's not a member of the religion right. he doesn't run around liberty university or hang around with jerry falwell but he wants their support. he's not really a ryan publan intif ic pician but he put him on the ticket. isn't that the fundamental problem with the guy? he wants to date these people through the election. he wants their support, but he doesn't want to be one of them. he doesn't want to marry them. is that true? >> yes. look, chris, i think he's a person who is fundameally ill suedeiheubn nonee given what the republican party currently is. and you could say that on a bunch of different levels. it's an evangelical party and he a mormon. it's a southern and western -- southern around western party, he's northeasterner. it's a populist par heors an establishment tearian. he wanted to say barack obama has failed as an economic steward and i'm a business guy and so i know how to create jobs. and as soon as that fell away, as soon as people started to think that the economy was doing artonkt this was about policies for the future and not just about a referendum on the past
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 3:00pm EDT
, and the soviet union tried to crush all of the culture, the language, the religion, singing, dancing, anything that was lit wanian, but they couldn't crush basketball. during the darkest times during that 50-year occupation, lit wanians looked up to the athletes. they didn't have lithuania on their chest. they looked to them for inspirgs and it was a source of pride. many sent to siberia set up basketball kouts there. it let them do something they felt was lit wanian and gave them a will to live out there. >> this is a real deep story and meant a lot to you obviously. is it that is right you're part lit wanian or ultimate underdog story or something else in this for you? >> i remember -- >> it's his favorite thing. >> i can remember all the family holiday. my fathers and uncles played basketball in the town park. in the early '90s they wore the lithuan lithuanii lithuaniian tie-dye t-shirts. this summer i'm watching the olympics and the u.s. dream team bowl over everybody. i have the tv on a saturday morning and watching the u.s. play l play lithuania. it's still close. i'm cheering for these
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 9:00pm EDT
whether they were wealthy or poor, moe matter who they were, what their age, their race, their religion and they would be able to get safe abortions and where the women were treated with respect and humanity. and this is what the providers in mexico that they were working with, they were considered very humane abortions. they always had this reputation as being a very dangerous and bad place but actually the program that they set up was the opposite. so much of what we're seeing is very similar. but we don't have the good underground yet. >> do you see people who are concerned about the erosion of abortion rights and the way that access has been winnowed away? it doesn't even feel like win w winnowed away. sooms like it's bei seems like it's become hacked up. do you see people trying to pool resources in terms of where it right still is accessible in a legal and safe way and those becoming sort of hubs for the country and other women trying to women try to get to those places? >> there are abortion funds where people raise money to provide for low-income women who live in states where
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2012 2:00pm EDT
he could humanize himself was to talk about his religion. that with a difficult with a conservative political base that was suspicious of mormonism. one of the main things of his record as governor was health care in massachusetts. >> he's talking about it now, he should have talked about it earlier. it's a big achievement. >> it was a risky strategy. >> let's put this in the context of the debates, chuck. were you surprised that christie has decided, do you think the romney campaign is pleased with him saying hey, first debate hits it out of the park thursday morning things are going to be totally different. >> thank you, chris christie for at least actually making the gaffe, the honest gaffe. the fact of the matter is that has to be what happens after the first debate. the narrative has to change. the polls have to move. romney has to clobber the president in the first debate. are they happy with it? i kind of think they needed the pep talk. i think the base needs a pep talk. they need to have confidence in their commercial. i think the idea that both sides playing this ridiculous
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am EDT
was to talk about his religion. that was very difficult during the course of the campaign with the conservative evangelical base suspicious of mormonism. the other thing is talk about his record of governor. one of his main things was health care reform in massachusetts. that also was very hard for him to do. >> he's talking about it now. he should have talked about it earlier. it's a big achievement to cover 98% of the people. >> let's put this in the context of the debates, chuck. are you surprised that christie decided and the romney campaign is saying, first debate, hits it out of the park, thursday morning things will be different? >> thank you, chris christie, for at least making the quote, the gaffe, the honest gaffe. the fact of the matter is, that has to be what happens after this first debate. the narrative has to change. the polls have to move. romney has to clobber the president in the first debate. >> if they don't move, it's over. >> in other words, are they happy with it? i kind of thing they needed the pep talk, ok? i think the base needs a pep talk. they n
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am EDT
, the quintessential american religion. mormanism is all about america being the promised land. and jon finds it a little riouthat gernone n'lkbo that more because in a sense, mormanism is about american exceptionalism. and the fact that governor romney doesn't incorporate that in his whole argument is a curious thing. and the other thinghat he says about mormanism is thatt's gif t and tribulation and escaping prejudice and being under the gun. and, in fact, that also i animating mitt's campaign because he'sind of trying to sail steady in the face of all of this turbulen. tu cusl.aerfect -- it'sot there's a very clear reason why he doesn't talk about it. and it reflects the innate caution of their campaign. they've been worried all along about base voters, evangelical voters and not turning out for him. theye been concerned about that from day one. yocoulrizet ulite that caution, but that's the reason why he doesn't talk about it more. >> but the flip side is also interesting which is nobody else is really talking about it very much. and when you look at the polls, i believe even the evangeli
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2012 8:00am EDT
religion, more religious diversity on the court. there's all kinds of issues. >> pthere are six catholics and zero jews. >> four people at the top of the presidential, vice president presidential, one prod substantiate. mormon and catholic. >> really, genuinely, open to talent of all sorts. one thing, it again matters who the vacancy is. if it's ginsburg, there's probably more pressure to have a woman replace that than if brier steps down. >> if romney wins, and there's an unexpected vacancy from a justice appointed bay democrat, this would be -- that would be the titanic fight of all time. if the fifth vote to uphold roe is the vote that for some reason retires or leaves the court, right? and mitt romney is the president of the united states, that's the biggest fight ever in our lifetime. tell us what that's going to look like after this break. viou. haha. there's more than that though, there's a kick to it. there's a pop. wahlalalalallala! pepper, but not pepper, i'm getting like, pep-pepper. it's kind of like drinking a food that's a drink, or a drink that's a food, zip zip zip zip zip
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 8:00am EDT
religion and research institute at pew about the white working class voters. they're roughly split between the president and romney in everywhere but the south where there's a huge gap. the one region where white working class voters are supporting the president over mitt romney is in the midwest, is in your region. what is -- what's the source of that? is that the auto rescue? is it the out of touch plutocratic heir of mitt romney? >> it's yes and yes. higher rates of unionization among white working class voters. it's the auto rescue but it's the part of the auto rescue especially for nonworking voters that are rarely talked about in national media. you have insight that most don't have on this, chris, i think, and it's the supply chain. tier 2 and 3 and tier 4 supply chain auto companies. the uaw members that work at the jeep plant in toledo that put together the wrangler, the liberty, and the uaw workers in youngstown that put together the cruise that wouldn't be there in all likelihood without the auto rescue, they're already vote are for obama, voting for me, voting for democrats bec
MSNBC
Sep 30, 2012 3:00pm EDT
't conservative enough and didn't put religion into the political marketplace enough. but i don't think that's going to be the widespread expectation of the american people. i think the tea party is seen as a force that energized the republican party initially. but is now really become an anchor around the party. mitt romney has really has not been allowed to advance more mainstream positions because the right and the religious right are holding him back and i think you can find a number of senate seats that the republicans would have captured in 2010. and in 2012. >> we're going to look at one in indiana a little bit later. >> quickly, ed, if it's not the conservative christian coalition that becomes the backlash group, if you will. what might that group look like in terms of demographics at least? >> i think eleanor touched on it at the beginning. if the president is able to win 70% of the hispanic vote or get close to that, republicans and some of them have been talking about it this cycle realize they have to find a way to appeal to the hispanic voters in this country. because if they do
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